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Top property predictions for 2020

The CEO of Starr Partners has highlighted the top 12 trends he expects to play out in property for the 2020 calendar year.

According to Doug Driscoll, 2020 will see several political and economic factors that will continue to impact Sydney’s property market.

The first, he said, will see “property owners continue to … Read More

The Brisbane shift: apartments tipped for growth

Australia’s property markets have been categorised by uncertainty for the last 18 months. The markets of Sydney and Melbourne continue to deteriorate, all while the fundamentals are now aligning for the Brisbane unit market; with early signs of improvement in a number of key fundamentals, and promising projections … Read More

The mortgage situation – why Australia’s housing markets have turned

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The latest numbers are in – not only is the housing market downturn across Australia well underway, but the rate of decline is accelerating.

Sydney saw a steep drop over the quarter, with the median house price down 3.1 per cent ($36,000), the latest Domain House Price Report shows.

Melbourne’s median house … Read More

Impact of 2017 Budget for Property Investors

Impact of 2017 Budget for Property Investors
The 2017 budget had more inclusions for local property investors than previous years, however it’s the foreign investors who will be affected the most. Furthermore, the Government’s resolution for the housing affordability crisis involves providing incentives to investors and superannuation … Read More